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Princess Estelle of Sweden Turns 10

  February 23, 2022 at 4:57 am by

Princess Estelle of Sweden celebrates her 10th birthday today. Estelle Silvia Ewa Mary, born on 23 February 2012, is the eldest of two children of Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel. Princess Estelle is second in line to the throne after her mother, the Crown Princess. The Princess has a little brother Prince Oscar, born on March 2, 2016. On Tuesday 22 May 2012 the Princess was baptized in the … Continue reading

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Belgian Royals Attend Mass for the Deceased

  February 17, 2022 at 9:29 pm by

Today, Thursday February 17, members of the Belgian Royal Family attended the traditional mass celebrated in memory of the deceased members of the Royal Family. The mass took place at the Church of Our Lady of Laeken. At the mass were present Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde, Their Majesties King Albert II and Queen Paola, Princess Astrid and Prince Lorenz, Prince Laurent and Princess Claire and Princess Lea. … Continue reading

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King Philippe and Queen Mathilde Visit the Expo 2020 in Dubai

  February 5, 2022 at 3:37 am by

Today, Saturday February 5, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde spent the fourth and last day of the official visit between Oman and the United Arab Emirates in Dubai. The Royal Couple attended the Belgium’s National Day celebrations at Expo 2020 Dubai. Upon their arrival at the Expo 2020 Dubai’s Sustainability Pavilion, the King and the Queen were welcomed by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice … Continue reading

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Crown Princess Mary Turns 50

  February 5, 2022 at 3:34 am by

Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary celebrates her 50th birthday today. She was born Mary Elizabeth Donaldson on February 5, 1972, in Hobart, Tasmania. Daughter of the Scottish-born Professor of Applied Mathematics John Donaldson and University secretary Henrietta Clark Donaldson (died in 1997), the Crown Princess has two sisters, Jane Alison Stephens and Patricia Anne Bailey, and a brother, John Stuart. Mary started her schooling in Houston, Texas, where his … Continue reading

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King Philippe and Queen Mathilde Arrive in Oman Ahead of Official Visit

  February 2, 2022 at 3:12 pm by

Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde arrived in Oman today, wednesday February 2nd, ahead of their four-day  official visits to Oman and the United Arab Emirates. Upon the arrival at the Muscat International Airport, the Royal Couple was welcomed by Oman’s Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Sayyid Theyazin Haitham Al Said, Sayyid Khalid Hilal Al Busaidi, Minister of the Diwan of Royal Court, Sayyid Badr Hamad Al Busaidi, … Continue reading

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Willem-Alexander and Máxima Celebrate Twenty Years of Marriage

  February 2, 2022 at 4:59 am by

Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima celebrated today, February 2nd, their 20th wedding anniversary. The engagement of the then Crown Prince Willem-Alexander to Máxima Zorreguieta was announced on March 30, 2001, by Queen Beatrix, and Prince Claus. The couple married on Saturday February 2nd in both civil and religious ceremonies. The civil ceremony was held in the Beurs van Berlage by the then mayor of Amsterdam, Job Cohen. The religious … Continue reading

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King Felipe and Queen Letizia Visit Vienna

  January 31, 2022 at 6:01 pm by

At the invitation of the Federal President of the Republic of Austria, Alexander van Der Bellen, and his wife, Doris Schmidauer, Their Majesties King Felipe and Queen Letizia, today, Monday January 31, paid a one-day visit to Vienna, the Austrian capital. The Royal Couple was officially welcomed by the President and his wife in the courtyard of the Hofburg Imperial Palace. The King and the President inspected the guard of … Continue reading

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Danish Royals Open the Exhibition “Mary & the Crown Princesses”

  January 31, 2022 at 5:54 pm by

Today, Monday January 31, Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary, along with Princess Benedikte and the Count and Countess of Rosenborg, attended the opening of the exhibition: “Mary & the Crown Princesses” at the Koldinghus museum. This special exhibition, organized to mark the upcoming 50th birthday of Crown Princess Mary, is dedicated to Denmark’s current Crown Princess and her latest four predecessors: the princesses Louise of Hessen-Kassel, Lovisa of … Continue reading

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Princess Laurentien Attends National Reading Breakfast Days

  January 26, 2022 at 12:12 pm by

Today, Wednesday January 26, Princess Laurentien was present at the launch of the 19th edition of the National Reading Breakfast Days at the Integral Child Center in Uithoorn, in the province of North Holland. At the presence of toddlers and pupils, the Princess read “But first I caught a monster”, a story about “a boy who invents monsters that he has to catch before going to sleep”. The book, written … Continue reading

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Princess Ingrid Alexandra Receives Congratulations from the Institutions

  January 21, 2022 at 2:52 pm by

Today, Friday January 21, was a big day for the birthday girl, Princess Ingrid Alexandra. This morning, for the first time, the Princess attended the Council of State at the Royal Palace at the presence of her grandfather, His Majesty King Harald, her father, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon and members of the Government. Afterwards the Princess received congratulatory deputations from the Norwegian Institutions and the public sector during … Continue reading

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Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway Turns 18

  January 21, 2022 at 7:57 am by

Today, Friday January 21, Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra celebrates her 18th birthday. The Princess, born at Rikshospitalet in Oslo on January 21, 2004, is the first child of Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit, and is second in line to the throne following her father and grandfather, King Harald. The Princess is currently studying at Elvebakken Upper Secondary School in Oslo. To mark this special birthday the … Continue reading

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Princess Ingrid Alexandra Visits the Norwegian Institutions

  January 20, 2022 at 7:55 am by

Today, Thursday January 21, Princess Ingrid Alexandra, on the eve of her 18th birthday, paid a visit to several Norwegian institutions. The first stop was the Storting, the Norwegian Parliament, where the Princess was welcomed by the President, Masud Gharahkhani. The Princess toured the Storting hall and met with the first Vice President, Svein Harberg and the Storting’s youngest representative, Maren Grøthe and she was informed about the work of … Continue reading

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The Duchess of Cambridge Turns 40

  January 9, 2022 at 10:17 am by

Today, Sunday January 9, the Duchess of Cambridge celebrated her 40th birthday. She was born Catherine Elizabeth Middleton at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, on 9 January 1982. Catherine, eldest daughter of Michael and Carole Middleton, has two younger siblings: Philippa (Pippa) and James. In 1984, Catherine moved with her family to Amman in Jordan, where her father worked for two and a half years. Back in West Berkshire in … Continue reading

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Spanish King and Queen Attend Pascua Militar 2022

  January 8, 2022 at 4:55 pm by

On Thursday January 6, His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain, together with Her Majesty Queen Letizia, presided over the annual Pascua Militar, a military ceremony held at the Plaza de la Armería at the Royal Palace of Madrid. During the ceremony the King inspected the Royal Guard formation, the national anthem was played and also took place a 21-gun salute. Afterwards the Royal Couple moved to the Throne Room … Continue reading

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Swedish Royals Attend 2021 Nobel Prize Awards

  December 10, 2021 at 7:23 pm by

On Friday December 10, King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel attended the 2021 Nobel Prize awards in a ceremony held in the Blue Hall of the Stockholm City Hall. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the winners of this year received the medals and diplomas in their countries of origin over this week. During the event, at the presence of the Nobel Committee, … Continue reading

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Dutch Princess Catharina-Amalia Introduced into the Council of State

  December 8, 2021 at 5:23 pm by

Today, Wednesday December 8, Her Royal Highness Princess Catharina-Amalia, Princess of Orange, the day after turning 18 years old, was officially introduced into the Council of State. At the ceremony, held in the Ballroom of Kneuterdijk Palace, seat of the Council of State, the Princess was accompanied by Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima. Upon the arrival at the Palace, the Dutch Royals were greeted by Thom de Graaf, … Continue reading

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Dutch Princess Catharina-Amalia Turns Eighteen

  December 7, 2021 at 3:16 am by

Today, December 7, Her Royal Highness Princess Catharina-Amalia, Princess of Orange, turns 18. The Princess was born on December 7, 2003 in The Hague and she is the first child of Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima. Last June the Princess graduated cum laude from Christelijk Gymnasium Sorghvliet high school and she is currently on a gap year. Tomorrow, December 8, Princess Catharina-Amalia will be installed to the Council … Continue reading

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Japan’s Princess Aiko Turns 20

  December 5, 2021 at 11:44 am by

On December 1st, Princess Aiko of Japan turned celebrated her 20th birthday. The Princess, only child of Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako, was born on 1 December 2001 at the Imperial Household Agency Hospital. Today, Sunday December 5, Princess Aiko attended the coming-of-age ceremonies at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. As part of the ceremonies, the Princess in the morning visited the Three Palace Sanctuaries in the Imperial Palace to … Continue reading

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Last Day in Sweden for King Felipe and Queen Letizia

  November 25, 2021 at 4:58 pm by

On Thursday November 25, Their Majesties King Felipe and Queen Letizia started the second and last day of the state visit to Sweden with a separate program. In the morning the King, along with King Carl Gustaf, attended a business meeting held at the Gran Hôtel at the presence of Swedish and Spanish businessmen. Then King Felipe and King Carl Gustav moved to the Technological Institute KTH in Stockholm to … Continue reading

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Spanish King and Queen Begin State Visit to Sweden

  November 24, 2021 at 6:46 pm by

At the invitation of His Majesty the King of Sweden, Their Majesties King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain started today, Wednesday November 23, a two-day state visit to Sweden. The King and Queen were greeted by King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia at Royal Mews where the Royal Couples started a carriage ride to the Royal Palace where took place the official welcoming ceremony. In the courtyard of the … Continue reading

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